Frank Parker Vocal Recordings Collection 1931-1935
This collection contains the following:
Columbia 2490D COME TO ME (From "Indiscreet")
Columbia 2490D MANY HAPPY RETURNS OF DAY
Columbia 2525D SWEET AND LOVELY
Columbia 2525D LIFE IS JUST A BOWL OF CHERRIES
Columbia 2944D TWO CIGARETTES IN THE DARK
Vocalion 2606 CLOSE TO ME
Vocalion 2606 OLD SPINNING WHEEL
Bonus Dance Record Sides with Vocal Chorus by Frank Parker:
I Love You In The Same Sweet Way 1931 Golden Terrace Orch. (Ben Selvin)
I'm All Dressed Up With A Broken Heart 1931 Buddy Campbell Orch. (Ben Selvin)
I'm Crazy 'Bout My Baby 1931 Paramount Publix Orch.
So Sure Of You 1931 Jack Whitney Orch. (Ben Selvin)
Sugar 1931 Lou Gold Orch.
The Kiss That You've Forgotten 1931 Golden Terrace Orch.(Ben Selvin)
Waitin´ For A Call From 1931 Roy Carroll Orch. (Ben Selvin)
Was It Wrong 1931 Lou Gold Orch.
The following sides are needed for a complete collection:
Columbia 2944D IT WAS SWEET OF YOU (From "Transatlantic Merry-Go-Round")
Columbia 2996D BLUE MOON
Columbia 2996D SO RED THE ROSE
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December 16, 2012 Subject:
About Frank Parker
Just for the record, this is indeed the Frank Parker who sang on the Godfrey show in the 1950s. He started in radio in 1922 and was the tenor on the Jack Benny show in the early 1930s before Dennis Day.
He was born Frank Ciccio in 1903 in New York City and died in 1999 in Titusville, Florida.
September 27, 2012 Subject:
Very nice transfers of songs that wonderfully evoke a time. Thanks for sharing.
September 22, 2012 Subject:
Good recordings of great old songs. I wonder if the performer the same tenor, Frank Parker, that sang on the old Arthur Godfrey TV show in the early 50's?